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Family Law Attorney Serving Skokie & Northfield, IL

Skokie area lawyer partners in shaping your family’s future

A family’s deterioration is stressful for everyone. At the Law Offices of Paul Chatzky, we understand there isn’t just one solution to the issues surrounding marital problems, divorce, child custody and child support. With more than 30 years representing North Shore families, we advise, counsel and partner with you to create the best solution for your family’s future.

Providing sensitive, sensible solutions during trying circumstances

Often, when dealing with larger firms in Skokie or Northfield, Illinois, or elsewhere in the Chicagoland area, you are told what is happening with your case, rather than asked how you’d like your case to proceed.

Our experienced attorney serving Skokie, Illinois and the greater Chicagoland area, works closely with you through the Illinois marriage dissolution process if a negotiated resolution is possible, avoiding costly and tumultuous court battles, we take that route. If not, we zealously and aggressively defend your rights in court in the following and other pertinent areas:

  • Divorce
  • Child visitation
  • Allocation of parenting time
  • Asset/debt allocation
  • Child custody
  • Allocation of parental decision-making authority
  • Spousal support/maintenance
  • Orders of Protection

Skilled lawyer offering legal representation in all matters of family law in Skokie & Northfield

Our Skokie family lawyer goes beyond divorce and child custody cases. There are times when you need a skilled attorney who is dauntless in the pursuit of justice and your rights. Our lawyers successfully work with individuals in Skokie and its surrounding communities beyond the scope of divorce proceedings in the following areas:

  • Paternity/legitimization—Family court takes parental support and custody seriously. We work with parents to determine parental legitimacy. For men, this can mean avoiding a lifetime of unfairly paying child support or affording parental rights — such as the ability to claim custody and visitation — to a father. For mothers, determining paternity can garner support for raising your child.
  • DCFS investigations—When Illinois child services interferes or investigates your family, we advocate aggressively through the complex laws to protect your parental rights.
  • Domestic violence—Victims of domestic violence have options and are entitled to legal protection. We can help with orders of protection for you and your family. For parents who are wrongly accused of abuse, we zealously defend you against criminal prosecution and the potential of losing your child custody rights.

Speak with a family law attorney in Skokie & Northfield today

A united family is not always possible. At the Law Offices of Paul Chatzky, our family attorneys help clients navigate legal separation or divorce proceedings. We’re dedicated to the best outcome for you and your family. Contact us today at 847-416-1646 or online to schedule your consultation.

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    I have FULL confidence in Paul. He is careful, diligent, and timely. He does his research and gets results.

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    A Cohn

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    I was so lucky to have found Mr. Chatzky through a recommendation. Paul carried himself with the utmost professionalism throughout my divorce. He was genuinely concerned for my well-being as we went through the stressful process. Paul was detailed an...

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    Iris Garcia

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    Divorcing is not an easy choice nor an easy process. But when you have to do it you need a good representation. Paul Chatzky is a professional that will take the time to listen to you about your situation and give you the best advice possible. After ...

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    Roman Tch

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    I worked with Mr. Chatzky about a year ago, and he is truly superb at his job. His knowledge base is profound, and he approached my situation with honesty and integrity. I knew immediately that he had every intention to obtain the best outcome for me...

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    M H

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    We have known Paul and used his services for over 20 years. He is highly competent, ethical, responsive and a pleasure to work with.

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